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Compliance Officer - Payments - Fintech

Employer
Financial Services
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
7 May 2021

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Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

The client is a fast growing payments firm, that is increasingly adopting the use of crypto assets. This is a London based firm.

Description
  • Onboarding of prospective customers and carry out any enhanced due diligence as required :
  • Ensure consistent and timely feedback on cases that have been escalated;
  • Assist in the transaction monitoring and reviewing any unusual or flagged transactions;
  • Handle the management and execution of first line monitoring for Anti-Money Laundering/Counter-Terrorism Financing (AML/CTF);
  • Provide oversight to the customer support team, which act as the first line monitors and investigators of suspicious activity;
  • Ensure detailed and prompt investigation of all AML/CTF incidents and cases and escalate to MLRO;
  • Assist the Head of Compliance with the development and management of a compliance sign-off process;
  • Taking a lead role in the remediation project
  • Taking a hands on approach as well as advice to the transaction monitoring function
    • Assist the Head of Compliance in improving and maintaining AML/CTF policies and procedures;
    • Ensure compliance with regulatory framework put in place by local and international stakeholders;
    • Handle file reviews of suspicious activity to ensure compliance with the policies and procedures put in place;
    • Aid the Head of Compliance ("CCO") in the design, development, and implementation of a risk assessment framework to support all customer interactions;
    • Provide relevant compliance reporting to ensure the completion and proper analysis of suspicious activity reports that have been conducted;
    • Assist the Head of Compliance in managing the resolution of cases through internal and external communications;
    • Help with identifying any AML/CTF loopholes and coordinating projects to bridge those gaps;
    • Maintain a proper register of all incidents reported internally and externally;
    • Aid in general compliance awareness and refresher training.

Profile

The successful candidate will have a minimum of 3 years worth of experience working in transaction monitoring with demonstrable payments experience. A candidate that has recent crypto asset experience would be highly desirable.

Job Offer

This role offers a pivotal position within the compliance function of a hyper growth business. The position also offers infinite growth potential as well as prospects of a permanent position.
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